Juan Carlos PerezNews Editor, IDG News Service

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Juan Carlos Perez is a News Editor at IDG News Service, a wire service that covers the technology industry for all of the online and print magazines published globally by International Data Group.

Complaints mount over Google+ account deletions

An issue that had simmered for several weeks boiled over this weekend, as Google apparently accelerated deletions of Google+ accounts over the site's requirement that members use their real names.

Gaining Postini features is a boost for Google Apps

Industry analysts think that Google Apps will become a more secure and easier-to-manage collaboration and communication suite now that Google is integrating e-mail security features from its Postini suite

Hitwise: Google+ grows fast, still minor player

The new Google+ social networking site, out in limited beta release since late June, is growing its usage very quickly, but online tracking service Hitwise says it has yet to make a splash in terms of website visits.

User satisfaction study: Facebook vulnerable to Google+

User satisfaction with Facebook is low enough that the social networking site risks losing significant market share to Google+, according to a new study.


Google building Postini features into Apps

Google has started to move e-mail security features from its Postini service directly into its Google Apps collaboration and communication suite.

As Twitter turns 5, it delivers 350 billion tweets per day

Twitter launched its microblogging service five years ago today and the company is marking the occasion by doling out some impressive usage stats.


Google second-quarter revenue up 32 percent

Google's revenue and profit grew in the second quarter, as the company's core search advertising business continued to perform very well.

Google+ hit with spam bug

The Google+ social networking site malfunctioned this weekend, spamming its users with repeated notifications via e-mail.

Privacy experts praise Google+ rollout so far

After major privacy failures in its Buzz and Street View services, Google has hit the right notes with its deliberate, measured roll out of its new Google+ social networking service, privacy experts say.

Google says Google+, Orkut will co-exist

Google's other social networking site, Orkut, which has been around for about seven years and has tens of millions of users worldwide, will continue to operate alongside the new Google+.

Google dealing with privacy bugs in Google+

Google's new social networking site Google+, built to beat Facebook primarily on privacy features, has several privacy bugs the company is working to fix.